Project Power has begun!

Members and Staff of PATA and PAISD. It’s official “Project Power” has formally begun in PAISD. If you have not heard, “Project Power” is our latest initiative to merge the divide between our school district and the community, retain early career educators and implement innovative professional development based on the needs of the staff. We […]

Discipline and the Child With Disabilities

Discipline and the Child With Disabilities Children with disabilities can and do engage in misbehavior at school and the question that the district must resolve is how to address this misbehavior so that the child with disabilities still receives a free, appropriate public education (FAPE) Do I have the right to remove a student from […]

Admission Review and Dismissal (ARD) Committee

Admission Review and Dismissal (ARD) Committee Each local education agency must establish an admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee for each eligible child with a disability and for each child form whom an initial full and individual assessment is conducted. (89.1050a) What is the ARD Committee? The Individualized education program (IEP) team defined in federal […]